Chicuz
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Sitting high in the mountains the village of Chicuz carries on with life with little contact with the outside world
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It's a long way from anywhere and the villagers don't get to leave very often
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We came to pull some teeth and the little wooden church building seemed like the best place to set up shop
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Who doesn't love a kid running around in droopy drawers?
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No table, no problem - let's just shove a few rough benches together
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Natalie's fancy work clothes
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And since we're fascinating (!) there always plenty of this going on
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A minimalist autoclave (sterilizing unit). Who thinks Shawn should patent and market this idea?
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Trying to pluck up the courage to come inside. They're not afraid of pain...just strange looking gringos
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Cuteness everywhere
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Why am I laughing like a maniac? I have no idea, but I think it suggests something troubling about my sense of fun
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Don't know why this shot amuses me so much, but it does
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Asher the friendly giant gets busy handing out craft supplies to the littles. He also runs the movie theatre...or as it's also known - Dad's computer and a projector
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Colouring outside the lines
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She's thrilled to be there, really!
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When sugar is cheap and food is scarce most people have mouths full of agonizingly rotten teeth
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It's fun to watch though
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Peering through the door gave them a better view of the gore. Hey, that rhymes!
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She had only a few rotting shards left at the front. Poor girl, it hurt to look at her
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Waiting their turn gave them hours of fun
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I'm not kidding about the entertainment value. They were loving it
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Fancy bathroom facilities for those who dare. I choose to exercise extreme self-control in these situations.
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Blood and gore - it's a hoot
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Dad and daughter taking a break
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Sucking on sugar...sigh
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The lines get longer and longer
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This inflated bag was his toy for the day. He loved it
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Sometimes it's just all too exhausting
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Fascinated
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Intense
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Watching us leave is almost as interesting as watching Shawn pull teeth
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Bye
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Treated to lunch in a dirt-floor hut
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